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100 Dollars

Features

Country Canada
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1937
Value 100 Dollars
100 CAD = 76 USD
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Paper
Size 152 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 64
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

English texts on the left and French texts on the right. A black and white frame decorated with abstract forms and rosettes with the values "100" and "ONE HUNDRED / CENT". In the middle in an oval of the banknote is a portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald, lawyer, Canadian statesman and Prime Minister of Canada from 1867 to 1873 and from 1878 to 1891. Background color of the banknote is gold.

Lettering:
100 ONE HUNDRED 100 CENT 100
100 100 100 100 - 100 100 100 100
ONE HUNDRED 100 100 100 100 - 100 100 100 100 CENT
BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA
WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND - PAIERA AU PORTEUR SUR DEMANDE
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS - CENT DOLLARS
OTTAWA, 2ND JAN. 1937. - OTTAWA, LE 2 JANV. 1937.
DEPUTY GOVERNOR - SOUS-GOUVERNEUR
GOVERNOR - GOUVERNEUR
ONE HUNDRED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS 100 CENT DOLLARS CENT
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED

Reverse

In the middle, an allegory of commerce and industry with a seated man showing a model boat to a child. All around him, we can see a vast decorative composition. Background color of the banknote is gold.

Lettering:
100 BANK OF CANADA - BANQUE DU CANADA 100
100 - 100
100 - 100
100 - 100
100 ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS - C - CENT DOLLARS 100
CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY LIMITED

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  898,875 56% Coyne/Towers - P#64c
1937  4,168,609 67% Gordon/Towers - P#64b
1937  70,000 0% Osborne/Towers - P#64a

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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